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Lorry Mounted Crane training in Sheffield and throughout South Yorkshire
Contact numbers for TAL Training Ltd
Lorry Mounted Crane training in Sheffield and throughout South Yorkshire

Getting you started

The information on this page is a systematic guide to getting you your LMC Operators Certificate; it is also designed to answer all your questions. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to call us. Our friendly and experienced staff will be happy to help in whatever way possible.

About TAL Training

We are an established and approved training body, providing professional instruction by I.T.S.S.A.R approved instructors (Independent Training Standards Scheme & Register), to a wide variety of transport companies, agencies and individuals throughout our region. Our aim is to provide value for money training and to use LMC, which are compatible with what is generally, used throughout the industry.

Course Objective:

To enable operators to operate LMC safely and confidently, the trainee on completion of the course will be expected to have attained a level of operating skill, which will comply with the standard laid down by I.T.S.S.A.R.

Designed for:      

This practical course is designed for novice LMC operators; experienced LMC operators who need a Certificate of Competence; drivers who need Refresher training.


The trainee will be expected to identify basic construction and components together with there uses, limitations and principles of operation. Understand the hydraulic system, operator duties and responsibilities. Routine maintenance checks. Slinging techniques and use of slings, safe and effective practical operation.

Course content:   

Introduction to the course.

Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).The Code of Practice for Lorry Mounted Cranes.

Basic operation and controls.Setting up to lift, and Re-setting for travelling.

Pre-checks before operating.

Slinging and correct use of slings.

Ancillary equipment.

Load & reach (load charts) & safe working loads (SWL).

Practical operations loading and unloading with crane using varying types of loads and conditions.

Mobile crane hand signals.

Duration – Dependent on the level of competence:

Certificate of Competence (Previous Experience).

Novice Operators with No or limited Experience.

RATIO: Maximum 3 trainees per instructor per machine.

Location: Training is available at our Training Centre: 12e Orgrave CLose, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9NP.

Alternatively, on customers own premises.

Course Programme:

Courses run concurrently throughout the year, for more information on course dates contact us today; we look forward to your call:


** One-day training course for operators with previous experience:

Our premises – per person: £175.00 + VAT @ 20.0%TOTAL      £210.00.
**Add a further £20.00 and have 7 hours recorded Driver CPC Training**


Please note that all course and training fees must be paid for in advance.

To confirm the course booking a deposit of £50.00 must be, received 7 days before the course begins.

All courses must be, paid in full on the FIRST day of the course.

In the event of a lesson or test being, aborted due to mechanical failure, then customers will only be charged for the tuition received and TAL Training will supply another test free of charge.

TAL Training reserves the right to re-arrange lessons/tests in the event of unforeseen circumstance (e.g. adverse weather conditions, sickness, etc.)In the event of non-attendance, TAL Training reserve the right to charge customers for tuition/tests booked.

If customers arrive late for lessons, TAL Training reserve the right to finish at the scheduled time and charge in full for the time booked.


TAL Training Ltd : 12e Orgreave Close : Handsworth : Sheffield : South Yorkshire S13 9NP

Telephone : 0114 281 3022 or fill out the form on the contact page and we will come back to you